City opts for herbicide in weed battle

The city is escalating its war on invasive weeds that clog Lake Winona. For nearly 30 years, the curly-leafed pondweed plants have been cut back with a harvester, a sort of underwater combine that “mows” the weeds. On Monday, the City Council unanimously approved a contract with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to add the herbicide imazamox to its anti-weed arsenal. READ MORE
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